James P. Ziliak

James P. Ziliak

Research Fellow


Ph.D. Economics, Indiana University, 1993
B.S. Economics, Purdue University, 1988
B.A. Sociology, Purdue University, 1988

James is a Research Fellow at IFS and Co-Editor of Fiscal Studies. He holds the Carol Martin Gatton Endowed Chair in Microeconomics in the Department of Economics at the University of Kentucky, where he Founding Director of the Center for Poverty Research and Founding Executive Director of the Kentucky Federal Statistical Research Data Center. He previously served as assistant and associate professor of economics at the University of Oregon, and has held visiting positions at the Brookings Institution, Russell Sage Foundation, University College London, University of Michigan, and University of Wisconsin. He is a labor economist with a research focus on tax and transfer policy, poverty, inequality, and food insecurity.

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Income inequality and the labour market in Britain and the US

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We study household income inequality in both Great Britain and the United States and the interplay between labour market earnings and the tax system.

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